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Financial performance

Financial performance at a glance

The following is a brief summary of the overall financial position of the agency. The information is unaudited. Full audited financial statements for 2018-19 are attached to this report.

Statement of Comprehensive Income2018-19
Budget
$000s
2018-19
Actual
$000s
Variation*
$000s
2017-18
Actual
$000s
Expenses 1,233,454 1,773,597 540,143 1,521,586
Revenues 163,539 186,159 22,620 284,108
Net cost of providing services(1,069,915)(1,587,438)(517,523)(1,237,478)
Net Revenue from SA Government 1,050,210 1,548,186 497,976 1,257,615
Net result(19,705)(39,252)(19,547)20,137
Total Comprehensive Result(19,705)(39,252)(19,547)20,346

* Variation between 2018-19 Budget and 2018-19 Actual

The 2018-19 Actual total comprehensive result is a deficit of $39.252 million, which is $19.547 million unfavourable when compared with the 2018-19 Budget. Explanations for variances in the above table are include in Note 1.4 of the Financial Statements.


Statement of Financial Position2018-19
Budget
$000s
2018-19
Actual
$000s
Variation*
$000s
2017-18
Actual
$000s
Current assets 248,443 188,156 (60,287) 273,152
Non-current assets 152,802 170,873 18,071 193,304
Total assets401,245359,029(42,216)466,456
Current liabilities 131,726 111,100 (20,626) 164,831
Non-current liabilities 96,903 62,598 (34,305) 78,972
Total liabilities228,629173,698(54,931)243,803
Net assets172,616185,33112,715222,653
Equity172,616185,33112,715222,653

* Variation between 2018-19 Budget and 2018-19 Actual

The increase in net assets between the 2018-19 Budget and 2018-19 Actual result is mainly due to the decrease in short and long term liabilities relating to employee provisions.

Consultants disclosure

The following is a summary of external consultants that have been engaged by the agency, the nature of work undertaken, and the actual payments made for the work undertaken during the financial year.

Consultancies with a contract value below $10,000 each

ConsultanciesPurposeActual payment
All consultancies below $10,000 each - combined N/A Nil    

Consultancies with a contract value above $10,000 each

Total all consultancies equals $1,729,701

ConsultanciesPurposeActual payment
Community Business Bureau Undertake the NDIS Readiness Project to assist service providers make significant changes to enable them to function competitively in the NDIS environment. This is a continuation from the engagement undertaken in 2017-18. $303,875
Community Business Bureau Undertake the Information, Linkages and Capacity Building Project to provide business support to organisations operating within identified thin market of disability service delivery in South Australia. $44,600
Dana Shen Consultancy Develop the Child and Family Support System (A Co-design Approach) for the children and family support system. $69,550
Julia Farr Association (Purple Orange)Provide community forums, consultation sessions, reports and assist in developing the first State Disability Inclusion Plan, as required by the Disability Inclusion Act 2018.$37,017
Julia Farr Association (Purple Orange) Host a co-design group to provide input into the consultation and initial feedback on the National Disability Data Assets. $18,764
KPMG Chartered Accountants Scope options for the development of Supported Community Accommodation Services. The engagement leverages existing knowledge and networks to inform the development of a transition strategy for Accommodation Services. $69,195
Michelle Lyon-Green Consulting Collection and presentation of key workforce data in the form of a workforce profile, a supply gap analysis, capability analysis and risk assessment for Disability Services. $31,750
OZ Train Pty Ltd Design and undertake a range of consultation activities to support engagement of staff involved in the delivery of Accommodation Services. $125,975
SNAICC - National Voice for our Children (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corp) Undertake the Culturally Responsive & Trauma Informed Service Delivery Pilot Project to develop training programs for staff. $37,941
The Australian Centre for Social Innovation Inc To design and undertake a range of consultation activities to support the engagement of clients in the development of the transition strategy for Accommodation Services. $84,600
University of South Australia Provide expert advice into the redesign of the child and family support system. $499,420
VUCA Pty Ltd Develop a cultural baseline across Youth Justice and further align to the ‘desired culture’ that will better support and enable the delivery of their strategic vision. $12,600
Exempt from Disclosure Details of consultancies exempt from disclosure under Premier and Cabinet Circular 27. $394,414

Data for previous years is available at: https://data.sa.gov.au/data/organization/dept-of-human-services under Government reporting and policy.

See also the Consolidated Financial Report of the Department of Treasury and Finance for total value of consultancy contracts across the South Australian Public Sector.

Contractors disclosure

The following is a summary of external contractors that have been engaged by the agency, the nature of work undertaken, and the actual payments made for work undertaken during the financial year.

Contractors with a contract value below $10,000

ContractorsPurposeActual payment
All contractors below $10,000 each - combined Various $229,554

Contractors with a contract value above $10,000

The following table shows contractors greater than $10,000 (GST exclusive) reported under Note 3.1 Supplies and services - Contractors and agency staff of the DHS 2018-19 Controlled Financial Statements and under Supplies and services of the DHS 2018-19 Administered Financial Statements. This excludes transactions between government agencies and agency staff.

Total all contractors equals $1,750,328

ContractorsPurposeActual payment
Accru Harris Orchard Review of concessions processes $21,000
ACME Furniture Removals Furniture transport services $24,114
Alister Morton, Physiotherapist Provision of physiotherapy services $10,819
ASTAL Advising and assisting transition project for DHS ICT $119,238
Bookabee Services Australia Aboriginal Culture Awareness Training $23,300
Boundary Solutions Facilities management $20,301
Charles Darwin University External evaluation on the Community Services Support Program $126,932
Colmar Brunton Multicultural South Australia water consumer project $10,900
Community Data Solutions Business intelligence projects $71,782
Comunet Pty Ltd Network infrastructure for Child and Youth Services Mutual $88,478
Creative Systems Pty Ltd Supply and install office equipment $209,090
Crown Furniture Furniture transport services $27,420
Dimension Data Australia P/L Information technology services $25,757
District Council of Coober Pedy Provision of a youth service for young Aboriginal people $12,809
Eric Dayton Business intelligence project $64,200
Exon Security & Alarms Security and alarm systems $19,527
Hannan Duck & Partners Pty Ltd Accommodation Services Rostering Process Review project $30,000
Hender Consulting Lean Six Sigma services $56,206
Inlingua Text Pty Ltd Translation of information $12,015
Insync Solutions Pty Ltd IDM (Identify Management) express onboarding analysis $54,000
Kerri Muller NRM Supporting regional customers in financial difficulty $46,146
KPMG Chartered Accountants Professional services for secondment $37,433
Minda Incorporated Subcontracting of continuity of support services for clients transferring from DHS ASSIST Therapy Services $79,582
NEC Australia Pty Ltd Hire of System Centre Configuration Manager Engineer $62,545
NEC IT Services Australia P/L Maintenance of server and databases $168,210
Objective Corporation Limited Objective support $49,492
OZ Train Pty Ltd Engagement services for the transition process to the launch of the Child and Youth Services Mutual $11,500
Primed Training workshops $10,000
Showpony Advertising Business branding for Child and Youth Services Mutual $49,116
Simply Speaking Public Participation Program $25,966
Square Holes Pty Ltd Market research for Domiciliary Equipment Services $10,500
Sugarman Group International Occupational therapy services $110,271
University of South Australia Achieving water security for sustainability project $25,000
Wellness & Lifestyles Australia Allied health care services $21,789
William Buck (SA) Pty Ltd Establishment of payroll services to Child and Youth Services Mutual $14,890

Data for previous years is available at: https://data.sa.gov.au/data/organization/dept-of-human-services under Government reporting and policy.

The details of South Australian Government-awarded contracts for goods, services, and works are displayed on the SA Tenders and Contracts website. View the agency list of contracts.

The website also provides details of across government contracts.

Other financial information

As required by the Public Sector Act 2009 and Public Sector Regulations 2010, the audited financial statements of the department for the financial year ended 30 June 2019 are included in the Appendix to this report. The department’s financial statements include both departmental and administered items.

The Financial Statements include assets, liabilities, income and expenses controlled or incurred by the department in its own right. The Administered Financial Statements include assets, liabilities, income and expenses which the department administers on behalf of the South Australian Government, but does not control. A separate set of financial statements is produced as these administered items are regarded as significant in respect to the department’s operations.

Other information

Nil to report

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